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Sponsored Blog: The LIBOR Transition: Fallback Rates and the USD Cash Market

By Jacob Rank-Broadley, Head of LIBOR Transition, B&I, Refinitiv. Our latest Refinitiv webinar sees a panel of experts unpack some pertinent issues surrounding cash products referencing USD LIBOR after its cessation. The most widely used USD LIBOR settings will permanently cease or no longer be representative after 30 June 2023, the Financial Conduct Authority has…

Fund Administration Services Provider EFA Selects NeoXam Impress Regulatory Edition

EFA, a provider of administrative services to the fund industry in Luxembourg, has selected NeoXam’s Impress Regulatory Edition hosted with NeoXam-as-a-Service to help meet its regulatory goals. EFA was already using NeoXam GP, the vendor’s back-office investment accounting tool, and selected Impress Regulatory Edition as it needed a dedicated platform to industrialise operations, as well…

GLEIF Adds Two Validation Agents in Drive to Increase Global LEI Adoption

The Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) has added two validation agents to its LEI issuance scheme in recent weeks, easing adoption of the identifier and extending its reach in Africa. The foundation has also published its 2020 annual report, noting a rise in LEI numbers and a 2021 focus on the validation agent role introduced in…

SS&C Expands APAC Customer Base with Win at KIM Vietnam Fund Management

KIM Vietnam Fund Management (KIM Vietnam) has selected SS&C Technologies’ Eze order management system to support its operations. The fund manager was established in October 2020 and manages eight investment funds from Korea, Japan and Europe. Most recently, it expanded with the launch of new funds in Vietnam. “We were looking for an experienced investment…

SimCorp COO Steps Up to Role of CEO as Company Transforms to Technology-Enabled Service Provider

Change at the top as Christian Kromann, SimCorp COO and member of the executive management board since 2019, succeeds long-standing CEO Klaus Holse. The change takes effect tomorrow, 2 September 2021, and marks the end of an era for Holse, who has led the company for nine years. SimCorp says that over the past two…

Sponsored Blog: FRTB: Local Rules Divergences Add Complexity

By Fausto Marseglia, Head of Product Management, FRTB and Regulatory Propositions, Refinitiv. As the implementation date for FRTB approaches, differing local interpretations of the rules are adding further complexity to an already multi-faceted challenge facing banks. The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) forms part of the Basel III framework with aim of making…

ICE and RisQ Release Data Service to Help Investors Quantify Social Impact of Investments

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and risQ, a Boston-based startup focused on geospatial climate, economic and demographic data, have released a data service designed to allow users to understand and score the potential social impact of an investment, particularly in US municipal bonds. The social impact scores use dozens of variables from multiple public data sources and…

Sova Capital Selects Appway for Onboarding and KYC Refresh

Sova Capital has selected Appway, a provider of workflow orchestration, to provide solutions for a digital onboarding and KYC refresh. Sova will streamline its workflows using Appway’s Onboarding for Wealth, KYC and Regulatory Review solutions, and will support direct client interactions with Appway’s Client Engagement Hub. Sova Capital is an FCA authorised and regulated broker…

The Rise and Rise of the Financial Data Marketplace

By Mike O’Hara, A-Team Special Correspondent. Data is often cited as the most essential resource in today’s global economy, with many of the world’s most valuable companies, including Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet profiting massively from how they collect, use and sell data. In financial markets, investment and trading firms have traditionally sourced…

Refinitiv Integrates World-Check and EPIC to Fortify the Fight Against Fraud

Refinitiv has integrated World-Check and the EPIC platform from GIACT, which it acquired late last year, behind a single API, bringing together the former’s risk intelligence data and the latter’s ability to positively identify and authenticate customers in the fight against fraud and risk-related threats. “For over a decade, legacy solutions have failed to adequately…